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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia'...

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Willie Burton with his horse and dog, 1890s

Willie Burton with his horse and dog, 1890s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographs
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1890
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1907
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1916
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1908
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Note that reads Tirranna Cup 1895 to 1904

Note that reads Tirranna Cup 1895 to 1904

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1895
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Card with silk ribbon from Jack Hoctor

Card with silk ribbon from Jack Hoctor

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Vote 'Yes' for Aborigines, card for 1967 Federal Referendum

Vote 'Yes' for Aborigines, card for 1967 Federal Referendum

Margaret McLeod collection no. 1
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Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait...
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1967
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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Card of appreciation

Card of appreciation

Margot Child collection
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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WAX BASE. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

WAX BASE. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

Herbert Browne collection
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1905
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1898
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull Springfield Goulburn containing a card

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1937
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1907
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Kitchen tea acceptance card and envelope

Kitchen tea acceptance card and envelope

Margot Child collection
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1977
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Congratulations

Congratulations

Margot Child collection
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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